Jan. 27, 2003
Durham, NH - The Holy Cross men's and women's track and field teams travelled up to Durham, NH to compete in the New Hampshire Quad meet. HC competed against Massachusetts, Quinnipiac and New Hampshire. The Crusaders men's team placed second behind UNH with 133 points. The women's team also placed second with 169 points.
The men's team had several individual winners in difference events. Alex Materna (Wayne, NJ) won the 400 meter run with a time of 53.03. Bill Kenney (Pittsfield, MA) and Brendan Kearney (Haddonfield, NJ) also picked up first place finishes. Kenney won the 500 meter run while Kearney captured first place in the 800 meter run. Senior Dan Conti (Hubbardston, MA) won the 55 meter high hurdles with a time of 7.85 and place second in the pole vault. The Crusaders also had some success in the field events. Dan Ryan won the high jump while Andrew Stone captured first place in the long jump. The Crusaders also placed first and second in the shot put and the weight throw. Ryan Franzinger (Westlake, OH) and Dwayne Henclewood (Jamaica) finished first and second in the shot while William Phelan (New Canaan, CT) and Franzinger captured first and second respectively in the weight throw.
On the women's side, Jessica Fallon (Nashua, NH) was on of the Crusaders two first place finishers as she jumped 10'6" in the pole vault but several other HC runners placed second. Andrea Madden (Reading, MA) was HC's other first place finisher winning both the shot put and the weight throw. Meghan Carrette (North Reading, MA) placed second in the 200 meter dash while senior teammate Kate Reynolds (Lexington, MA) placed second in the 55 meter high hurdles with a time of 9.11. Meghan Mullaney (Scituate, MA) and Elizabeth Liotta (Cold Spring Harbor, NY) finished second in the high and triple jumps respectively.
Holy Cross will next be in action next weekend when both the men's and women's teams compete in the Rhode Island Mega Meet.